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good morning, america. breaking overnight, carrie fisher hospitalized. the "star wars" actress suffering a medical emergency on a transatlantic flight. >> unresponsive passenger. >> her family now at her side. co-stars offering prayers. our report from the hospital this morning. treacherous travel. wintry weather causing holiday headaches. the scare for the minnesota vikings. their plane sliding off the runway. plus, cars overturning on slick roads. flooding in the west. what you need to know before you hit the highway. terror warning. the fbi's message to churches across america sparked by threats from isis. >> even a person with no direct ties to a terrorist organization can still represent a threat to this country. >> plus, the man behind the
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the video believed to have been made just days before his christmas market rampage. and beat the clock. your last-minute shopping guide for holiday "deals & steals," prices slashed. becky worley with your panic-proof plan to grab those gifts just in time. hey, good morning. as we head into christmas eve and the start of hanukkah, paula is off but glad to have rebecca at the desk. >> so many people are thinking about carrie fisher this morning after that medical incident on a plane. we'll get the latest on the condition of the "star wars" legend in a moment. but we want to start here with the breaking weather news. >> take a look at this map. we've got a pair of storms marching across the country crti
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the middle of the holiday rush with 100 million americans expected to be on the move. >> yeah, it's been a frustrating time at the airports. here's a picture of one passenger took of a de-icer at work in 5-degree weather in minneapolis. this video from where else, l.a.x., a passenger doing yoga right there in the departure lounge. >> namaste. we start with eva pilgrim at new york's laguardia airport. namaste, good morning. >> it's perfect. >> reporter: good morning, guys. the last-minute rush is on for many trying to make it to their holiday destinations. weather causing some problems for travelers all across the country. even an nfl team taking a hit from mother nature. the minnesota vikings football team recovering overnight from a remarkable wintry delay. their airplane is skidding off the taxiway after landing safely in wisconsin. a tire sinking in
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plane unable to move. firefighters helping take player after player slowly from the plane. 137 passengers and 11 crew members each having to get on this ladder carried down. >> houston, we have touchdown. >> reporter: five hours to deplane. >> whoo! >> reporter: the vikings not the only ones traveling this weekend. about 2.4 million are flying. >> this is hideous. it's got to be a thousand yards long. good thing is our flight is delayed. >> reporter: almost 3,000 flights delayed and if it feels more crowded than normal, it is. airlines say they've added 100,000 seats for this holiday season to help get travelers home. >> we're here really early to make sure we got through all of security without any problems. >> reporter: more than 93 million americans are expected to hit the roads. snow and ice and even the threat of a blizzard in the upper midwest greeting drivers. winter alerts issued in many states. the snowstorm in michigan so bad, forcing multiple cars off
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the road and in parts of california, the heavy downpour flooding the streets. the trip home is not done yet for many. you can see at laguardia there is a very small line but this line has been moving pretty good all morning and many are hoping that it stays that way. no question, though, time to get home is running out quickly, dan. >> it is. eva, if you're catching a flight, good luck to you and let's get right over to rob for the travel forecast. hey, man. >> hey, dan, two storms we're dealing with west coast and east coast. the one on the east coast rolling in some cooler air mostly rain. this is what brought the mixture of snow and sleet to chicago and milwaukee. advisories west of new york city. heavy rain along the i-95 corridor around noontime so doing last-minute shopping or traveling it is going to be miserable but drying out later on this afternoon. now to the west coast we go, actually first of all some freezing rain before that comes through, be aware if you're in
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jers jersey. this storm coming in, miserable weather across los angeles to las vegas, i-15. snow across salt lake. great for ski resorts. difficult travel over the mountain passes. here we go for a blizzard across the dakotas and tomorrow night. wind on the back side. very, very strong with whiteout conditions and maybe some icing across parts of minnesota. we'll talk more about this in the coming minutes. >> thank you. friends and fans of carrie fisher are offering their prayers for her this morning. the actress going into cardiac arrest on board a flight from london to los angeles and abc's adrienne bankert joins us from ucla medical center. adrienne, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, rebecca. yeah, she's "star wars" royalty, now carrie fisher is in the intensive care unit. there's still a lot of concern for one of hollywood's most well-known leading ladies. this morning, carrie fisher surrounded by family after suffering a medical emergency on
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angeles. >> we have an unresponsive pennsylvania. >> reporter: 9 iconic actress reportedly stopped breathing just 15 minutes before landing. her fellow passengers quickly jumping in to action to help her. >> we have some passengers, nurses assisting the passenger. so they're working on her right now. >> reporter: the l.a. fire department rushing to the tarmac to find fisher in cardiac arrest. anna akon that on that flight tweeting don't know how else to process this but carrie fisher stopped breathing on the flight home. hope she's going to be okay. the medical team providing advanced life support on the way to the hospital where her daughter was seen in this tmz video arriving later in the evening. fisher is now in intensive care. >> i love you. >> i know. >> reporter: the 60-year-old best known for starring in the "star wars" trilogy reprising her timeless role as princess leia in last year's "the force awakens."
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40 years. i'm going to top now. i've got in character and i never got out again and really i've tried everything. >> reporter: the daughter of legendary parents actress debbie reynolds and eddie fisher was in london as part of an international tour promoting her tell all biography "the princess diarist" apeered on "the graham norton show" and finished up filming on "catastrophe." support pouring in including her "star wars" co-star mark hamel tweeting as if 2016 couldn't get any worse, sending all our love to carrie fisher. and the man behind chewbacca writing, thoughts and prayers for our friend and everyone's favorite princess right now. certainly no one like her. her brother todd telling abc news that she's receiving the best of care and that the family is staying positive. dan. >> glad to h
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for more let's bring in matt belloni, the executive editor of "the hollywood reporter." matthew, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> she's only 60 years old. do we know if carrie fisher had any recent health concerns? >> we don't know if she had anything heart related or anything related to this particular incident. but she's been very open about some of her other health struggles over the year, everything from depression to alcoholism to some electroshock therapy she underwent to help with her depression. she's been open about these types of things, some bipolarism as well. it's unrelated -- unknown if any of this had anything to do with what happened but she has had health issues in the past. >> we know she is involved in the next "star wars" movie. where are they in that film in terms of production? >> well, a spokesperson for disney told me yesterday that production on "episode viii" of "star wars" is wrapped,
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finished. that doesn't mean there isn't some voiceover or other ancillary things to be done but the main filming of the film is over. >> so if you would, could you talk a little about carrie fisher's historical place in hollywood. >> absolutely. she may be known around the world as princess leia but in hollywood she really is royalty. everything from her upbringing with two very famous parents and starred in a warren beatty movie in high school in 1973 she was in "shampoo" her debut and she filmed "star wars" when she was 19 years old. it seems like she's been famous forever because she has her entire life and not only as an actress she's an accomplished writer and author and in hollywood she is a well-known script doctor, meaning she works on screenplays and helps as a writer behind the scenes as much as she is in front of the camera. >> what an incredible career she's had and let's hope it continues. matt belloni, we really appreciate your analysis this morning. >> no problem. keep it here on abc news
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we'll be updating carrie fisher's condition all day long. rebecca, over to you. >> keeping her in our thoughts this morning. we are turning now to a holiday terror warning. federal authorities taking the move following isis calling for a tax on churches across america. abc's gloria rivera has more from our washington bureau. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, rebecca. that's right. this new bulletin comes at a time of heightened vigilance around the world after the deadly attack in berlin. the specifics here are deeply troubling as so many plan to attend religious services this christmas sunday. this morning a new warning from the country's top counterterror teams just as christmas arrives. isis is calling for its supporters to target churches around the u.s. in a joint bulletin fbi and homeland security officials are urging police to remain vigilant during this holiday season after isis on december 21 video publish the names
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called on supporters to attack them. >> even a person with no direct ties to a terrorist organization can still represent a threat to this country. >> reporter: the bulletin says the link ill list ted posts that went further urging sympathizer to carry out aspirational attacks on hotels, coffee shops in canada, france and the netherlands too. authorities believe the berlin assailant, anis amri recorded this video praising the leader of isis days before killing 12 people and injuring 48 more monday when he drove a massive church through the christmas market in berlin. amri was killed in a shoot-out with police friday morning in milan after a manhunt stretching across europe. back here in the u.s., counterterror officials say isis supporters have released similar lists in the past. but none have resulted in a successful attack. in this latest bulletin officials said they are not tracking a
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this time. dan. >> gloria, thank you. the other major political and security issue swirling as we head into the holidays involves the holyland, the u.n. security council passed a measure criticizing israel, one the obama administration refused to block. donald trump is now speaking out and abc's mary bruce is on the story from washington. mary, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, the obama administration going out with a bang delivering a shocking rebuke of israel. the white house allowing that highly symbolic censure to pass through the u.n. the security council passing that measure condemning israel for building settlements in occupied territories, even though there's long-standing policy of shielding israel. now, donald trump had put enormous pressure on the obama administration to veto the resolution, but instead they abstained from voting and now on twitter trump is making clear he is not happy tweeting as to the u.n., things will be different after january 20th. now, trump is also taking a starkly different position from president obama on another key
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morning, nuclear security. the president-elect is now suggesting adversaries should bring it on welcoming a new nuclear arms race. trump reportedly saying that america will outlast and outmatch any other global power. now, trump's team says that they respect that there is only one president at a time, but that donald trump is certainly not someone who is going to sit back and wait. >> certainly not expecting that from him. >> interesting to see these differences between the incoming and outgoing president. thank you, mary bruce and our washington bureau. a lot of other news and for that as always it's over to dr. ron claiborne. >> you know, i knew you were going to say that. >> one of those mornings where i felt like calling you doctor. >> good morning to you, dr. dan harris. rebecca and tony, everyone. arkansas, the suspect in that road rage incident that killed a 3-year-old boy is behind bars this morning held without bail. 33-year-old greg holmes who had been hiding ever since the incident turned himself
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little rock police accused of fire nothing a vehicle because he was angry at the driver for not going fast enough. the bullet struck the driver's grandson, seated behind her, police say that after firing that bullet, he told the woman, quote, that's what you get. overseas passengers held hostage by two hijackers who commandeered a libyan plane with 117 people on board now making their way home. the men threatening to blow up the plane and they were demanding to be flown to malta where they were taken into custody within hours of the landing. the hijackers released hostages unharmed. authorities say initial exams show their weapons were fake. university of oklahoma football star joe is apologizing for punching a woman back in 2014. >> no, never, never okay to, you know, retaliate and hit a woman. >> video of that altercation was released last week, mixon accepted a plea deal and was suspended for one season. he will play in the sugar bowl on january 2nd against auburn. in
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deadly warehouse fire in oakland that killed 36 people. the parents of a 20-year-old college student who died in the blaze are blaming the building's owner and tenant saying that their daughter was trapped because of unsafe conditions in that building. and following complaints by dancers the company that manages the rockettes are saying they are not forcing them to perform at the presidential inauguration. it's strictly voluntary. anyone who does not want to perform doesn't have to after some members of the dance troupe took to social media to complain about performing for donald trump next month. finally a tsa agent in los angeles at l.a.x. reminding passengers about the rules for getting through airport security but with some holiday cheer. check it out liquid gels lotions and creams take them out of your bags send it through the machine ♪ >> he may own the rights to residuals for using that.
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them if they hear them in song. other agents believe they say it over and over again without song and eventually it'll sink in. >> no amount of singing will reduce my annoyance when they tell me to take my shoes off. >> i think you have to sing a song. >> no, that will not happen. i do want to point out you made a brief reference sitting to my left this morning, tony reali. >> yes, are we still doing the doctor bit? i'm ready. >> that's me, man. >> i'm just the intern. >> you are the physician's assistant this morning. but you're going to be doing "pop news." good to have you. >> we'll have it popping and a full day of sports today and tomorrow. we'll be back tomorrow to talk about the nba package on abc and espn. >> awesome. can't believe how lucky we got to get you this morning. see how you do in "pop news." >> i hope i live up to that. >> he was up all night. >> the "pop news" chair is more comfortable than the sports chair. i don't know what that's about. >> we'll find out in "pop news." >> love your hair. >> let's get it over to rob for another look at the weather. >> hi, dan and tony
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the rest of us, we'd like to dash through the snow and have a white christmas. all the intermountain west 3,000 feet and above you'll see a white christmas for sure but then that blizzard, yeah, you'll dump snow across parts of the dakotas but on the east side warm, windy conditions, the four corners region, a foot or more in higher elevations. there's your white christmas and icy northwest of minneapolis. east of it we are pumping up the heat. so much so we'll see some severe weather across nebraska and kansas during the day tomorrow and this is really just a couple
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>> wet weather impacting the first half of your christmas eve. you can see moderate rainfall for the d.c. metro north and temperatures are above freezing. by lunchtime today, we will begin to clear out. 37 in leesburg. 40 in the metro. take a good look at your santa has been busy going over his list to see who's naughty and nice. >> how did i do? >> you can at least clean these glasses. santa has launched and we'll track him later in the show. >> good to know he is on his path. >> across the other side of the international dateline. >> speaking about being on the right path how many have finished shopping for the holidays, hanukkah, christmas? >> shopping, i haven't started
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i'm not done yet either and if you're a procrastinator you are in your element because just hours to go before christmas. but believe it or not, there are still bargains to be found. bargains aplenty and abc's becky worley joins us from san francisco. good morning, becky. >> good morning, rebecca. merry christmas, happy hanukkah, all that. >> all the good things merry, mer i are to you. >> as you know online shopping was huge this year and so brick and mortar retailers are feeling pinched to make up ground. that mean, yes, discounting before christmas. some example, gap has 50% off, kohl's 20% off purchases of $100 or more, sears offering up to 60% off women's and kids' boots. good prices in store. the big discounts will get bigger after christmas as you know. >> they always tend to get better after christmas but they're still pretty good right now. what about store hours? >> well, with christmas falling on a sunday this chr
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is the ultimate panic saturday so let's run through option, kohl's open till 6:00 p.m. toys "r" us open till 9:00 p.m. and target open till 10:00 p.m. >> a sign of the times. delivery is still an option in a lot of places. >> shocking, right. there are same-day delivery services still available in select metro areas, amazon prime now offers delivery today, stores like best buy, bloomingdale's, a bunch of others are using a start-up called deliv same day delivery in 17 city, cities is the operative word and suburbs. >> i love the amazon calling it the procrastinator's delight if you order by 9:45 on amazon now tonight. if you're not willing to leave home and don't live in one of those urban areas what are the best options? >> yeah, we now move into printable gifts. gift certificates, subscription services like burch box or bark box, monthly dog treats and toys.
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moment to have someone unwrap a printed gift certificate but new research shows the gift giver focuses on that moment of unwrapping but the recipient focuses on how it plays out through the year, a printed massage and why they deserve to relax is a nice thing to do and great way to patronize local businesses. get creative, guys. >> i like it. so many great options this morning. becky, thank you. >> i can't believe tony reali is willing to admit he hasn't finished. >> i like a challenge. didn't you hear that, 50% off at the gap today. >> a challenge and a deal. >> this is great. >> you like a deal, as well. >> tony is over there madly taking notes. becky, i love it. >> i could be done before the commercial break is over. >> next commercial break it'll be wrapped up. we got to hit one. we'll be back with more "gma" after a break. we do want to tell you what's coming up. this new cell phone video showing a police encounter
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>> it here waking up early, modern rainfall from hagerstown into the d.c. metro. into lunchtime, we will begin to clear out. mostly cloudy skies for the rest of your afternoon and evening but we will be dry. .temperatures are well above freezing 37
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upper 30's a andrews. christmas eve, mostly cloudy skies through tonight with a low of 37 and then we get into the 50's for christmas day and sunshine will return. next week, temperatures in the 60's on tuesday with the next chance for somewet weather. coming up, cooler on wednesday with our next chance or some wet weather thursday with highs in the lower fifth these. quiet pattern coming up and
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and welcome back to "gma." happening right now the holiday weather mess, two separate storms hitting both sides of the country making for dicey travel conditions. we've got snow, rain and ice causing problems in the air and on the roads shaping up to be a difficult day but the conditions in the northeast are expected to be drier by dinnertime per robert marciano. >> thank goodness. holiday countdown. christians around the world preparing to celebrate christmas with pope francis leading the annual midnight mass at the vatican while sundown will mark the beginning of the eight-day jewish festival of lights which we call hanukkah. he's on his way, santa's sleigh has left the north pole. norad is tracking his every move. follow alongn
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>> rob, you'll have more on santa's progress as we progress through the show this morning. >> yes, he has launched in the western pacific and we'll be tracking -- >> how is he doing. >> so far so good, ron. >> glad to know you're monitoring it makes me feel much better. coming up on the show your sneak peek at the disney parks magical christmas celebration hosted by julianne and derek hough. lots of celebrities taking part including kelly clarkson. the jarring new cell phone video of a mom in texas getting arrested. >> she called to report that her 7-year-old son had been assaulted but wound up getting tackled by a police officer. that officer is now on restricted duty and abc's erielle reshef joins us with the story. good morning, erielle. >> reporter: good morning. what began as a call for help now prompting calls for a ft. worth officer to be fired. a mom and her daughter caught on video pleading for an officer's assistance but ending up in nd
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>> you don't have the right to grab and choke nobody's son. >> reporter: this is the moment jacqueline craig tells a ft. worth officer a neighbor choked her 7-year-old son for littering. >> why don't you teach your son not to litter. >> reporter: the officer turns on the mother. >> it doesn't matter if he did or didn't. it doesn't give him the right to put his hands on him. >> why not? >> because he don't. >> reporter: as the situation escalates craig's daughter tries to intervene. >> don't grab her. don't grab her. >> reporter: video captured in cell phone video. now going viral. after being posted on facebook, there are obvious breaks in the footage but you can see the cop grab the mother and her daughter and try to restrain them. the two are taken into custody on complaints of resisting arrest. >> get in the car. >> reporter: craig telling abc news overnight she's seeking justice for her family. >> i want the police officer dealt with. i want the man that grabbed my son and choked him. i want him to take responsibility for his actions.
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chief joe fitzgerald trying to tamp down tension. >> everyone in this situation deserves due process and quite frankly, citizens deserve a little more service. >> reporter: that officer was wearing a body camera during that incident but texas law allows the footage to be sealed because it includes two minors and remains to be seen if police will release that body camera footage pending the end of their investigation. >> yeah, the footage we've seen is quite inflammatory. erielle, thank you very much. really appreciate it. >> back over to rob and another look at the forecast. hey, rob. >> hey, dan, talk about the mild temperatures out ahead of this blizzard that's going to affect the northern plains. we might see records fall across the southeast today and tomorrow. temps 10 to 15 degrees above normal as this presses off toward the east. next up on the dockett is the milder air pushing into the northeast so this will feel -- not quite as warm as last year but still mild. temperatures 40s into the 50s, enjoy that because the by the time the
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temperatures get back into the 20s and 30s. santa launched on the marshall islands moments ago where it was rain, he has redolph, he's pointed the wrong direction but he makes a u-turn and starts going this way over asia and europe, africa and finally later on tonight the western hemisphere, now, here's the thing, santa battles very strong jet stream which goes from west to east but very streamlined and will have to deal with a front pushing off toward the east and snowstorm across parts of the intermountain west where he digs that snow as he lands on that rooftop softly. tomorrow thunderstorms could be severe across the plains and mild across the east >> we're off to a wet start with moderate showers from baltimore to dc.l into lunchtime today, we'll start to clear >>. >> this weath
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♪ it's the most wonderful time of the year ♪ that's karl-anthony towns of the minnesota timberwolves taking part in freeform's pop-up santa initiative to surprise kids from new jersey's read academy a nonprofit store for children with autism and tickets to a game. >> you can see more of the pop-up santa surprise on freeform tonight when the channel airs at christmas "elf" and watch towns' action on nba christmas day tomorrow night. >> i love the
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another reach to stay close to home on this holiday weekend. >> the disney parks christmas celebration starts tomorrow and rob has a sneak peek. >> so much fun to be down there. i have in the past. not this year, the 33rd year they've done it and always a holiday favorite. ♪ special magic christmastime this year ♪ >> reporter: derek and julianne hough are kicking off the magical christmas celebration from the heart of magic kingdom. >> jesse from "toy story". >> where all your favorite disney characters are gathered for the christmas day parade down main street. >> it's awesome. love the holidays and i love disney so it's like the perfect hybrid of both. >> reporter: look for alessia cara to perform her favorite. ♪ have a holly jolly christmas and when you walk down the street ♪ ♪ oh >> reporter: jordan fisher lds
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star of the broadway smash "hamilton" says disney's christmas show is a family tradition. >> this special abc christmas special every year i've watched with my family religiously for as long as i can remember and i've always said i'm going to do that, i'm going to be a part of that. >> reporter: count on kelly clarkson to warm hearts. ♪ i'll be home for christmas >> reporter: while garth brooks and trisha yearwood raise the temperature with their lively performance of -- ♪ feliz navidad >> reporter: "gma's" jesse palmer part of the festivities. >> and now the moment you've been waiting for, santa claus himself led by eight not so tiny reindeer. >> reporter: no shortage of stars in this special but this one is bound to steal the show. there is no way to upstage santa. that is for sure. it's a great show
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christmas is a great time to watch that parade to watch basketball or your favorite christmas movie which -- >> tony says he has ten hours of football to watch today. >> yeah, the nfl week 16 is today and then tomorrow 13 hours of basketball. this is how i live my life. >> i don't know -- >> i'm 10% happier. >> all right. >> i like your way. >> i appreciate it. like i say, how do you stay so -- >> i won't be after tonight the fish of the seven fishes in the reali household. >> i asked whether dessert could be swedish fish. he didn't like that at all. >> apparently not. you can catch the disney parks magical christmas celebration sunday morning on abc. coming up on "gma" how to have the best staycation, in other words, how to survive it if you have kids and what you can do in your hometown and "pop news" with tony reali. keep it here. that was it.
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♪ for many sticking close to the home for holidays and i speak for myself all about family time and more specifically about how to keep the kids from killing you or the other way around. >> pro tips from a ringer. >> today's weekend download. making the most of your staycation. just because you're keeping close to home doesn't mean you can't have fun so let's get fun ideas on what exactly to do with that time from denise albert founder of the thanks so much for being here. so that time off is so precious. what can we do to make the most of it. >> the bet thing you can do if you're staying home is be a tourist in our own town and having family come to visit have each person choose two places you haven't been and live in a city or town it doesn't matter.
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know library, so many fun things and take a walk on the treat and explore the buildings. kids learn about structures in school so there's always something to learn and have fun while you're doing it. >> such a great idea to give them the opportunity to have input too because they feel like they're part of the planning. >> and every family member can choose something. >> what about weather? not everybody lives in a place where they can go outside. >> if you want to and don't mind do a family olympics. have every family member choose something. repeat which is like one person does one thing and then have everyone try to follow it and make your own games. stay indoor, a big fan of technology and also believe you can really learn from technology so have each family member choose their top five apps, teach each other how to use them. >> and then you say you can also have a dance-off at home. how do you structure that. >> i'm not great at dancing. my kids don't let me dance in public but i think at home it's okay so you can do your own dancing with the stars and have each
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teach each other different moves, again, if you don't have any moves it doesn't matter. all about fun with the family for the holidays. >> some fun for the whole family. denise, thanks so much for being with us and stay with us. "pop news" is next. and let roomba from irobot help with your everyday messes. roomba navigates your entire home. cleaning up pet hair and debris for up to 2 hours. which means your floors are always clean. you and roomba, from irobot. better. together.
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♪ "good morning america" is brought to you by pronamel toothpaste. protect your enamel against the effects of everyday acids. >> i don't know if we mentioned already -- did we mention this, tony reali is here doing "pop news." i don't know how we made this happen. >> can we get through this so i can do christmas shopping? >> let's go. >> here we go. reddit users are convinced sinbad played a genie in "shazam." it doesn't exist but soon could and took to twitter saying he'd be willing to take on the wish for all who are convinced it's
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internet's imagination that hasn't stopped the internet before, by the way saying have you noticed no one my age is a -- has seen the so-called sinbad genie. i do remember one with shaquille o'neal. no sequel unless shaq is selling the sham-wow. that's what i'll get my wife for christmas. >> i want to protect you. do not do that. once holiday festivities wrap they may severe days of exhaustion called family jet lag and, mom, i'm not talking about us, it comes from a disruption of your normal routine. clinical psychologist dr. adam fried says it's more than just too many servings of apple pie or mom's scunjili resulting in severe fatigue. i have a picture of a picture perfect gatherings and hot
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button topics at the table. dr. fried's helpful tips to combat family jet lag, he says positive self-talk, thoughtful planning and meditation, dan. so -- >> i was talking to meditation teachers about how to deal with the holiday, one thing they said expectations are a killer. if you expect -- >> lower expectations. >> normal rockwell holiday you'll be disappointed. >> okay so of all the "pop news" we have this is just the lowest expectation possible. the knicks team jumped into the christmas spirit by taking 20 families on a holiday shopping spree. here's carmelo anthony, the garden of dreams foundation, at a target in new york for the big holiday haul. the basketball team partnered with the garden of dreams to take on the entire cost for the shopping event. how great is that? the all-star said you got shoes, clothe, book, laptop, now you're all right. >> that's great. >> that's cool. >> by the way the knicks meditate not for
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>> their gm is known -- >> for the last 15 years how has that worked out for them? >> fair. >> the chicago cubs meditate too. >> that's a win for them too. >> the knicks need to eat more skunjili. the fairmont san francisco has bit a 22-foot-tall gingerbread house. >> what? >> in the lobby of their hotel. the two-story creation boasts 8,000 ginger bricks, three courses, 700 pounds of candy. it took the team 375 hours to pull off this delicious design and the hotel's executive pastry chef says the trick to making a turny structure is extremely hard gingerbread to keep it from peeling. now, before you really try to take a bite out of this, marciano, i see you getting ready it's built out of plywood and 2x4s and masonite >> that's cheating. >> that hasn't stopped rob or ron before. >> i come from a long line of
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to eat some. everybody have a dreidel. >> i don't know what that means. see you tomorrow morning on christmas. thanks for coming. tony, great job. >> buon natale. >> good morning. we're off to a wet start. notice the package of darker green, baltimore into the dc metro. a little bit of a wet start. later tonight, clearing skies. christmas day and the day after,
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travel plans. by 12:00, 1:00, rain will wind down with mostly cloudy skies through tonight. current temperature, the wind is helping us. we are about10 degrees lower. 40 right now in the metro. 39 in. leesburg mid to upper 30's in frederick. by the time we get into next week, the last week of2016.l 53 on monday. into tuesday, the 60's, pretty hard to believe. that will be our next chance for some wet weather. falling cooler on wednesday with sunshine. showers coming in on thursday. no extreme cold coming up. that is a key thing to remember. is going to be seasonable or a little above average. if you have new year's
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coming up on saturday, temperatures in the 40's and we fall even warmer on sunday with some cloud cover coming up. i hope everybody has a safe holiday and safe travels. ♪ >> ♪ i really can't stay baby, it is cold outside >> ♪ i have got to go away >>
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